interocclusal contact

in·ter·oc·clu·sal con·tact

(intĕr-ŏ-klūzăl kontakt)
Meeting of the chewing surfaces of the maxillary and mandibular teeth when the teeth close together in centric occlusion.
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One of the possible contributing factors for tooth wear can also be periodontal diseases which can alter tooth mobility therefore changing the interocclusal contacts.